Hello and welcome to another issue of This Week in Rust! Rust is a systems language pursuing the trifecta: safety, concurrency, and speed. This is a weekly summary of its progress and community. Want something mentioned? Tweet us at @ThisWeekInRust or send us an email! Want to get involved? We love contributions.

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This week's edition was edited by: nasa42, brson, and llogiq.

Updates from Rust Community

News & Blog Posts

Notable New Crates & Project Updates

  • rusty-cheddar. A Rust plugin to automatically generate C-style header files.
  • Iomrascálaí. An AI for the game of Go/Weiqi/Baduk written in Rust.

Updates from Rust Core

78 pull requests were merged in the last week.

Notable changes

New Contributors

  • Brian Bowman
  • Daniel Campbell
  • Letheed
  • petevine
  • Tianyi Wang
  • Xmasreturns

Approved RFCs

Changes to Rust follow the Rust RFC (request for comments) process. These are the RFCs that were approved for implementation this week:

No RFCs were approved this week!

Final Comment Period

Every week the team announces the 'final comment period' for RFCs and key PRs which are reaching a decision. Express your opinions now. This week's FCPs are:

New RFCs

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Crate of the Week

This week's Crate of the Week is Quick Error – a rust-macro which makes errors easy to write.

Thanks to killercup for the suggestion. Submit your suggestions for next week!

Quote of the Week

how do cats arbitrate access to a shared typesetting system?

with a mew-TeX

— Nathaniel Theis on Twitter

Thanks to Paul for the tip.

Submit your quotes for next week!